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might be more supportive in the long run of america and the west? >> there is something to that. it is hard to pick and choose, but there is a case for differentiating, of saying, we are going to try to advance certain people in the opposition. we should not kid ourselves even though they use the word coalition. it is not a single unit by any stretch of the imagination, so why don't we look for military and intelligence support for those individuals and groups who can do effective fighting? we think we are more likely to move indirections' we think we can support. there might not be that large a set of people that can fit those criteria. >> how much support you think the u.s. is giving those groups at the moment? >> it is my understanding is fairly modest. it is mostly nonlethal aid. with few exceptions, i do not think the problem facing the opposition is lack of arms. they have captured a lot. there have been some defections, so while they could probably use anti armor and anti helicopter tight arms, they have more than enough. i think it is more the organization and their lead
destination but more money is spent in the u.s. and central america is now a star performer. first, we want to get the latest news. looking for confidence out of germany's ifo survey. if we can put it up on the screen, that would be a help as i'm working to get it up at the moment. as soon as we get the numbers on that front, i will bring them to you. looks like we're still waiting on that. in the meantime, send in your thoughts, questions and comments about the program to worldwide@cnbc.com. and the biggest news of the morning, we have a deal. after 14 hours of talkes and months of negotiations, an agreement has been reached on a pan european banking supervisor. european finance ministers say they've drawn up plans to allow the ecb to directly supervisor the three largest banks in each country except for the uk and sweden which have both opted out. european leaders need to give their seal of approval and silvia wadhwa is in brussels with the latest. sylvia, it sounds like the meeting went into the late hours of the night. it sounds like the uk and sweden got their way. how significant is t
. >>> oakland mayor quan is asking federal prosecutors to leave america's largest medical marijuana dispensary alone. attorneys for the city of oakland file papers on behalf of the harborside health center. the city attorneys claim federal government said in a patent filing that cannibus compounds are useful in the treatment of some disease oakland gets 1.4 million per year in taxes from dispensaries. >>> founder of mcafee is back in the u.s.. katie marzullo is live with more. >> reporter: he's not only speaking out he's spilling his guts. he sat down with matt gutman and dropped some bombshells. in his hotel room showing off a stack of cash he says a stranger dropped it off for him. he says he's broke that he lost 20 million dollars. several people have posted on7n his blog that they want to send him money. mcafee admits his crazy act was a ploy part of a plan if get out of belize alive. >> millionaire madman on the run. [ bleep ] you paid attention to the story. >> because you acted like a madman? >> i did and it worked. >> reporter: he landed in florida last night with guatemalan authoriti
businesses at a time when we're expecting small businesses to be the engine of job creation in america. ernst & young made it clear if we do what the president is asking for, some 700,000 jobs would be at risk. it's simple as that. >> [inaudible]. >> well, we really shouldn't be. i argued going back to the spring this issue had to be dealt with. that's why in may the house moved a bill to replace the sequester with other cuts in mandatory spending. that is why in july the house passed a bill to expend -- extend all the current tax rates. i've been pushing all year for us to address this problem. but here, we are, at the 11th hour around the president still isn't serious about dealing with this issue right here. it is this issue, spending! now you go back, want to talk about polling, most americans would agree that spending is a much bigger problem than raising taxes. they want us to deal with this in a responsible way. >> problem with congress? my point, whatever the issue is takes this long each year in december to get these things done. >> unfortunately that is the case that we're dealing w
pioneer john mcafee waking up in the united states after hiding for weeks in central america. police in belize wanted to question him in a neighbor's murder. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom. >> reporter: the newest posting on his blog is from his staff from overnight it asks the media respect his privacy. it looks like mcafee is working to get his 20-year-old girlfriend out of belize. several people have been offering to help him. right now mcafee is in miami at the beacon hotel he landed last night on a flight from guatemala. authorities deported him because he snuck into the country illegally from belize. authorities in belize want to talk to him about the murder of his neighbor there. he told reporters in miami last night that he would happily talk to officials from belize, if they came to the u.s.. when asked if he was worried about extradition to belize? he said no. >> i'm not worried if i'm in front of a court they will not me back i have tons of evidence about the corruption. >> reporter: mcafee has long blogged about police and government corruption in belize he says t
in america and you price it off brick, which is just a huge differential, but these guys are just like all the other guys i talk to behind the scenes, great growth, oil is going to up, whether we like it or not but means that eog is a growth stock, 20% growth and deer is was to trade much higher. without a deal, not going to pay up for it. that's what i feel. >> one day later than planned, solar city is going public. elon musk is the chairman, lyndon rive is the ceo. they are going to join us both to discuss that initial public offering. the opening bell minutes away, get ready. another big day of trading ahead. more coming up, "squawk on the street." governor of getting it done. you know how to dance... with a deadline. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. this is awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is, business pro. yes, it is. go national. go like a pro. ♪ [ male announcer ] this is karen and jeremiah. they don't know it yet, but they're gonna fall i
. as i have said don't even think about raising the medicare age, we are not throwing americas seniors over the cliff to give a tax cut to the wealthiest people in mish. >> it is likely they will have to work through the holidays to reach a compromise. despite a dip in unemployment and increased spending with consumers, economists say it is the figure fiscal cliff causing that and could bring them into that. when asked about it today the president said, it is still a work in progress, live in the newsroom, brian flores, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you brian. >>> by area home prices rose last month. newly released numbers show home prices were up more than 20% from last year according to the research firm data quick, the price was $438,000 in the 9 county bay region, sales rose to a six year high, up 16% from last year. >>> hayward police are tracking gold jewelry thieves who pick their victims based on race. the thieves are suspected of snatching gold chain necklaces from around the necks of more  than 20 victims in hayward. investigators say most of the victims are indian, filipi
days left until america goes off that fiscal cliff, tensions are rising. house speaker john boehner is warning his fellow republicans not to make any christmas plans and tea party conservatives are in no mood to negotiate on tax hikes. >> i tell them come to me after you've gotten rid of all the spending. come to me when you get rid of the $3 million you spent last year to watch monkeys on methamphetamine. come to me after you pay for the money you spent on watching a robotic squirrel. >> tracie potts is live with the latest. >> reporter: good morning. no movement to report in the fiscal cliff. we can tell that you across the country mayors and governors are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact back home. there's growing angst on capitol hill over the fiscal cliff. >> figure it out. >> it's really time to get serious. >> reporter: mayors are getting nervous. >> congress needs to act immediately. >> reporter: and the public is worried. in our new nbc/"wall street journal" poll, 70% of democrats and 59% of republicans urge compromise. the country is evenly split over wheth
offices, bank of america, toyota, other companies, too. there's been a class action lawsuit filed against fedex, happened in 2011 and "the wall street journal" says it claims a worker there tried to bring the overcharging up to his superior to let them know this was happening but what's new are the court documents were unsealed this week including these e-mails and in them it shows that this worker wrote this e-mail saying he believes fedex is systematically overcharging customers for residential delivery fees. he said "i have brought this to the attention of many people and no action has been taken to address it." don? >> so don't leave me hanging. what is fedex saying about this? how are they responding? >> fedex is saying the documents they don't tell the entire story, they'll continue to defend the allegations. fedex also noting that customers who have billing issues can get refunds online or call the company. something tells me e-mails aren't going to be enough. plaintiffs will need proof they were overcharged. we'll keep following this and see how all of it plays out. >> appreciate
one of the most attractive and livable cities in america. he worked with the general asystemmably, then-governor ed whitcom to merger the governments of indianapolis and marion county to provide common, essential services more efficiently, a concept then called "unigov." it wasn't without controversy because of dick lugar -- but because of dick lugar -- but because it did lugar's vision, careful careful initiation's ana decisive actions indianapolis model for other cities across thes t nation., but the law took effect in 1970 indianapolis population rose 7 from93 400 to 76,000 to 793,000e moving from the 25th largest city to one of the nations second largest cities literally overnight. when i think of the numerous positive changes in indianapolis overee the past 40 years, i see the fulfillment of the vision ow then mayor dick lugar. now the midwest has a way of producing men and women of sense and decency. not all of us fall in that category. sometimes bear his question buto we do have individuals who have ability to see through the heart of the matter and to resolve and find a wa
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